Wates

  • York


We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join the team based in our York office to work on material purchases for SES Engineering Services.



Working as part of the team, the primary focus of this role will be to ensure that the company’s material and equipment requirements are procured at the minimum cost, within budget consistent with the quality, specification and delivery requirements of each project.



To be successful in this role you will have knowledge of procurement programmes and financial targets along with strong experience in the M&E building services industry.



Alongside this you will be a confident communicator with effective negotiating skills, able to work in a fast paced environment and effectively manage multiple contracts



This is a fantastic opportunity for a first class procurement professional to make this role their own and deliver a successful partnership with our procurement partners, and our in house team at PRISM.



There will be the need to travel when required and occasional overnight stays.





A bit about us:



SES (Engineering Services) Ltd is a £180 Million M&E Business operating out of 7 Regional Offices as the UK’s pre-eminent design-led Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) provider, specialising in the design and installation of building services and infrastructure solutions. Having successfully worked on a number of prestigious contracts in the UK and Scotland, we are viewed as the pre-eminent supplier of building services and are BIM 2 level accredited.



We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to support that.



As part of the Wates Group, Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business.



As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.



Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, along with communities and the environment, run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.



The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us. Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditations with C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People.